Patent Number: 8,819,057

Title: Dynamic storage blocks tiering

Abstract: Storage management for database access, in which selected data blocks are associated with particular business operations, and in which those data blocks are disposed in response to an assessment of which of those business operations are more important, more urgent, or have a greater need to be reliable. This has the effect that overall transaction performance is improved without significantly increasing infrastructure cost. Noting the relative importance of those particular business transactions and the relative probability that those data blocks will be needed by those particular business transactions, and assuring that data blocks associated with relatively important business transactions are moved to relatively superior storage in advance of requests for access.

Inventors: Kremer; Mark (Redwood City, CA), Uliel; Yochai (Yehuda, IL), Hacmon; Liad (Yehuda, IL), Delouis; Chuck (New York, NY)

Assignee: Precise Software Solutions, Inc.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018